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American Wind Power Center

1701 Canyon Lake Dr, Lubbock, TX 79403-4908
+1 806-747-8734
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Interesting Place to spend a few hours

I found this attraction interesting. Windmills and windmill history are presented they also have a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Capn_C
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Cincinnati, Ohio
WOW, if you are the least bit interested in windmills GO

They have windmills from the 1800's to current. All sizes and descriptions. They have mill stones... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ahgo4gusto
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Dayton, Oregon
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Largest windmill museum in the United States.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wind mills” (9 reviews)
“doll houses” (4 reviews)
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LOCATION
1701 Canyon Lake Dr, Lubbock, TX 79403-4908
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+1 806-747-8734
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"wind mills"
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"doll houses"
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"dutch windmill"
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"train display"
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"unique museum"
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"large collection"
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"very cool place"
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"full size"
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"american history"
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"interesting sites"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"two hours"
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"west texas"
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"prairie dog town"
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"turbine"
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"murals"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this attraction interesting. Windmills and windmill history are presented they also have a huge model train and miniature house display. I'm not sure how they fit together but all in all a nice attraction.

Thank Capn_C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have windmills from the 1800's to current. All sizes and descriptions. They have mill stones and windmill weights. They also have miniatures and a really amazing toy train set up. Well worth the stop.

Thank Ahgo4gusto
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A windmill aficionado will be in heaven here. All the names... tech info... For anyone else, well, it’s a bunch of windmills. To try to add some interest they have some model trains going around. And a bunch of dollhouses. And an impressive mural.

Thank Lucky_Eddie
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

was not impressed with this place. lots of windmills but really not much to see but does give a little education

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Who knew there were so many different kinds of windmills? There are so many to see. The display is impressive. Since it is in a warehouse type building I recommend going during a cool part of the day. The inside can get pretty warm. The...More

Thank Sonja M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this impressive museum when a friend recommended attending it to see a corvette car show being held inside this large facility. So I got to enjoy some beautiful cars and a bonus of many interesting windmills, a fantastic mural, large miniature train and doll...More

Thank June C
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I was a bartender for a class reunion at the Wind Power Center, it was amazing, I had never been there and before the party started I got a chance to walk through. There is this giant mural that has amazing art work. There all...More

Thank Lynne O
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place. Learn all about windmills, railroads and their importance for all of west Texas. Many full examples of windmills, inside and outside. The model trains are fantastic and they run automatically over the entire facility. Their are also miniature houses that are great to...More

Thank Ramon J
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Its wonderful to see these wind turbines while driving on the interstate. definately worth a stop and taking a clic.

Thank ashar g
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is worth a visit. Interesting to learn about the impact windmills have had on the area. Never realized the number of different types of windmills. The visit was short, informative and interesting.

Thank mycohomes
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CHERYL P
26 May 2017|
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Response from jerryd381 | Reviewed this property |
They would certainly love the exhibit of model trains which is in a very large room. Their interest in the many different types of wind turbines would probably be limited, but the parent could help that by pointing out the... More
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A R K
11 June 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
It's reasonably inexpensive. $5.00 per person or $10.00 per family. You could spend one or two hours inside, and spend another hour wandering around outside. I think I would have done it all in two hours, including the... More
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